Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Ubuntu skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ubuntu over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Ubuntu Linux
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 168 186
Rank change year-on-year -27 +18 +14
Contract jobs citing Ubuntu 15 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.29% 0.41% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.31% 1.68% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 12
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +9.38% -5.88%
10th Percentile £258 £219 £185
90th Percentile £453 £416 £380
England median daily rate £463 £461 £425
% change year-on-year +0.27% +8.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -51.79% -25.33%
10th Percentile £37.50 £11.05 £27.00
90th Percentile £42.50 £14.25 £29.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £17.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +47.06% -55.84% +36.28%

Ubuntu is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1141 1190 1406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 22.15% 24.41% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 627 674
East of England median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% - +0.36%
10th Percentile £130 £158 £150
90th Percentile £550 £512 £500
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 150 251
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.58% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £12.44 £10.74 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

Ubuntu
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Ubuntu as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Ubuntu in the East of England

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Ubuntu in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Ubuntu in the East of England

Ubuntu
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Ubuntu in the East of England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Ubuntu in the East of England

Ubuntu
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Ubuntu in the East of England

Ubuntu
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ubuntu within the East of England region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -11 13 £375 - 2
Hertfordshire +2 5 £450 +2.86% 3
Ubuntu
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ubuntu also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Ubuntu.

1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) Python
3 7 (46.67%) C
3 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
3 7 (46.67%) VMware
4 6 (40.00%) Device Driver
4 6 (40.00%) Wireless
4 6 (40.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 6 (40.00%) C++
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (33.33%) NetApp
5 5 (33.33%) QA
5 5 (33.33%) Verilog
6 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
6 4 (26.67%) Unix
7 3 (20.00%) SAN
7 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (20.00%) Debian
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (20.00%) CentOS
8 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
8 2 (13.33%) Docker
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
8 2 (13.33%) MediaWiki
8 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (13.33%) OpenStack

Ubuntu
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) MediaWiki
1 2 (13.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Wireless
2 3 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (13.33%) DHCP
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) LDAP
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
4 1 (6.67%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (6.67%) SNMP
4 1 (6.67%) SSL
4 1 (6.67%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Hardware Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Hardware Test Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Python Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) gevent
1 1 (6.67%) JSON
1 1 (6.67%) Protocol Buffers
1 1 (6.67%) pytest
1 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (6.67%) REST
1 1 (6.67%) SQLAlchemy
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Device Driver
1 6 (40.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (33.33%) Verilog
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Internet of Things
3 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) Unix
4 3 (20.00%) CentOS
4 3 (20.00%) Debian
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) Solaris
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
6 1 (6.67%) CoreOS
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
3 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Python
2 7 (46.67%) C
3 6 (40.00%) C++
4 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (13.33%) Perl
6 1 (6.67%) AWK
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.67%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) RHCA
1 1 (6.67%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Docker
2 2 (13.33%) Terminal Services
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 1 (6.67%) Mesos
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (6.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) NetApp
3 2 (13.33%) Google
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat